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Kristian Garic
July 16, 2018 - 10:56 am
In another sign the college football season is just around the corner, SEC Media Days kick off Monday in Atlanta. LSU Coach Ed Orgeron will speak to the media Monday at 3pm CT. LSU is projected by odds makers to finish fourth in the SEC West, and the over/under win total is set at seven. The Tigers...
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July 15, 2018 - 1:41 pm
LONDON (AP) _ Novak Djokovic is back at his best and the Wimbledon champion for a fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and winning 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday. Anderson nearly managed to extend the match, holding five set points to force a fourth set...
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July 15, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for. Nineteen-year-old Kylian Mbappe became only the second teenager to...
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July 14, 2018 - 11:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Kerber played cleanly as can be, covering the court so well and picking her spots for big shots, in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Williams in Saturday’s final...
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Revellers run next to fighting bulls from the Miura ranch during the last day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Revellers from around the world flock to Pamplona every year to take part in the eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
July 14, 2018 - 2:50 am
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish health officials say the final bull run of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona has left six people injured in the fastest dash this year in the northern Spanish city. Tomas Belzunegui, a spokesman with Navarra's provincial hospital, says the six were bruised after...
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Steve Geller
July 13, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Out with the old and in with the new. Center Demarcus Cousins and guard Rajon Rondo opted to leave New Orleans, but Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle have arrived to take their place on the Pelicans roster. It’s a homecoming for Payton who prepped at John Erhet before attending UL-Lafayette. He was...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Germany's Julia Gorges during their women's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 12, 2018 - 12:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any era. Let others shrug at this latest accomplishment, as if all it signified were merely another chance...
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Kristian Garic
July 11, 2018 - 2:07 pm
In the 2007 NFL draft, the Saints drafted a running back in the fourth round out of Ohio State. Antonio Pittman was the 107th selection that year. If you Google the 2007 NFL draft, you can find this information. If you dig a little further on that very same Google search, you find Pierre Thomas as...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, center, talks with Magic Johnson, right, as Kiki Vandeweghe looks on as they watch the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, in Los Angeles. The NBA will experiment with a coaches' challenge for summer league games, one where teams will have the ability to seek a review of certain calls in the final 2 minutes of regulation and overtime. Coaches will have to call a time-out before live play resumes, and then trigger a blinking light on the scorer's table to initiate the challenge. "We're going to try it in limited form," NBA executive vice president for basketball operations Kiki Vandeweghe said.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, FIle)
July 10, 2018 - 9:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is certain that changes are coming to the league. Some are easy. Others, not so much. Speaking after the NBA's Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday night, Silver said he thinks the league is ready to scrap the rule requiring players to be out of high...
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